Kayastha Saksena in India

The Kayastha Saksena have only been reported in India
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Introduction / History

The Kayastha Saksena of Delhi migrated from Uttar Pradesh. They speak Hindi and read and write in Devanagari. They are not vegetarians and eat wheat and rice.

The Saksena are usually monogamous. They have large families. The divorced and bereaved can marry again. The dead are cremated. Hinduism is their religion. They worship their ancestors too.

The traditional work of the Saksena is writing and accounting. They now work for the government or in private service. Some are in business and trade.

They believe in education and use modern medicines and family planning. They have a Society that looks after their well-being.


Prayer Points

* Pray that the leaders of the Society that looks after the Kayastha Saksena will give their lives to Jesus Christ and lead others to Him.
* Pray that gospel materials and the internet will lead them to salvation.


References

Singh, K. S., ed. "India's Communities A-Z", Oxford University Press, USA 1999


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Kayastha Saksena
People Name in Country Kayastha Saksena
Population in India 296,000
World Population 296,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 6
Alternate Names Kact, Kaith, Kayashtha, Kayasth, Kayath, Lala, Saksena
People ID 21326
ROP3 Code 118154
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 6
Largest States
Uttar Pradesh
288,000
Madhya Pradesh
3,900
Delhi
2,300
Uttarakhand
700
Chhattisgarh
200
Haryana
100
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 11  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 6
  Uttar Pradesh 288,000
  Madhya Pradesh 3,900
  Delhi 2,300
  Uttarakhand 700
  Chhattisgarh 200
  Haryana 100
Website South Asia Peoples

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Primary Language Hindi (229,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
Awadhi
37,000
Kanauji
27,000
Bundeli
1,200
Braj Bhasha
900
Bhojpuri
700
Chhattisgarhi
200
Bengali
100
Garhwali
80
Primary Language Hindi (229,000 speakers)
Language Code hin   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
  Awadhi 37,000
  Kanauji 27,000
  Bundeli 1,200
  Braj Bhasha 900
  Bhojpuri 700
  Chhattisgarhi 200
  Bengali 100
  Garhwali 80
People Groups Speaking Hindi

Primary Language:  Hindi

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1806-1962)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1811-1998)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1818-2000)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video A Beautiful Hope (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video A Pilgrimage (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Aasha - Hope (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Coconuts (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Creation to Christ (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Father's Love Letter
Film / Video Following Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Haqeeqat Episode 6 (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Hindi
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Rivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video Ten Virgins (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video The Final Prodigal (Indigitube.tv)
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.00 %)
0.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
100.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Profile Source Anonymous  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest India census data.  Current values may differ.


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